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pursuits, we have to weigh the danger, during this pursuit we were lucky conditions were quiet as far as no vehicular traffic, and it wasn't raining, things like that. so we decided to continue the pursuit, and we were very lucky it was just a single car accident and the suspect was the only one that was involved. >> reporter: it came to an end when the driver lost control, flipped and ended up down a hill near a mobile home park. he died at the scene. there were two other people in his car, two teenagers, ages 16 and 17. they were taken to the hospital but are expected to be okay. police at this point do not know why he charged at that officer in the first place. but they have discovered that that suv was stolen and they do believe that drugs and alcohol could have been involved. live in san jose, elissa harrington kpix 5. thanks, police in santa cruz are looking for a man who attacked a woman in broad daylight. the 21-year-old victim says she was beaten and raped along a walk way near the upper quarry
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amphitheater at the uc davis campus. police say the woman suffered injuries to her head and her torso. she was able, though, to give police a good description in the help for the search for the suspect. a man who alleged attacked to -- two women in the mission district, between 22nd and 23 23rd. the suspect allegedly punched a woman multiple times and ran away. a similar attack happened a month earlier at 23rd and church streets. a robbery or sexual assault does not appear to be the motive. a treasure island community is remembering a 10-year-old girl who died in a weekend fire. they held a vigil last night for her. just after midnight on saturday morning, flames ripped through corlina godfrey's apartment on mariner drive. by the time fire crews got to the scene, they could not save the child who was trapped on the second floor. a pastor says may spend the rest of -- relatives may spends
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rest of their lives recovering, but the community has a role. >> hug your child today, let them know how important they are. speak life over them. speak something over them that gives them the signal of love and appreciation. >> the cause of the fire appears to be accidental. we expect to learn more details about the cause later this week. it is 6:04 now, golden gate ferries are running on the holiday schedule after a crash between one of the ferries and a motor boat on the bay. it happened saturday afternoon on the raccoon strait between tiburon and angel island. two people were seriously hurt in the collision. it happened about 10 minutes after the ms san francisco left san sew lye san sew lee -- san sew san solito. -- san sew lee toe. >> you have -- san solito.
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>> after this is complete, we sit down and we look at regulations and if we can heighten the focus on anything. >> members of the ferry crews are on administrative leave while the investigation continues. well, three dozen rescuers helped a stranded hiker off a cliff at baker beach. three people stranded just after 5 last night. one person was able to climb down by himself and one of the other hikers was stuck. 6:05. let's get another check on weather with lawrence. who's loving the rain. >> i think we're going to see a major change not only tomorrow but in the whole pattern, getting back to a wet pattern outside. >> looking out there, we have partly cloudy skies, a couple patches of fog. you see that trough off the coastline, beginning to dig down along the west coast. that could be part of the system that's going to bring
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rainfall for tomorrow. for today, we are going to keep things dry, just passing clouds outside, and much cooler temperatures. right now we have clouds out there as we speak and the temperatures, we have 30s in the interior valleys. 40 degrees in santa rosa. 43 in san jose and 47 in san francisco. we are expecting the temperatures to move up in the 50s this afternoon. you'll notice the blue over the mountain tops. those are expected to top out in the 40s and much cooler weather on the way. maybe rain and snow, too. we'll talk more about that in a moment. if you're riding mass transit, b.a.r.t. is on a saturday schedule today for the president's day holiday, and muni running on that schedule. caltrain slightly modified for the holiday. ace train regular stuff, no delay. and ace train one and three are moving on time. elsewhere, here is a live look outside. the roads are quiet.
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so far looking good across the golden gate bridge. no delay coming into san francisco. for the silicon valley commute, westbound 237 no delay leaving milpitas. and in the clear on 101 and san jose. the drive times for the east bay, westbound 580, highway 4 in antioch, are not slow the a all this morning. the nimitz are free and clear pasts oakland coliseum. coming up we'll get a check of the south bay, in the meantime, back to you guys. gas prices in the bay area have risen for 32 days straight and likely to go up further. cate cauguiran is at a shell station in emeryville this morning where a price for a gallon of regular 4.15. here we go again. >> reporter: yes and we're not sure when we're going to see relief for prices at the pump. and triple a says that gas
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prices have gone up more than a month straight. right now the average price for a gallon of regular is about 3.67 and california, our average is higher at 4.13. and in the bay area, bier we're looking at -- we're looking at an average just over 4.06. and we're in the winter months where several people are looking at higher heating bills and many americans are getting smaller paychecks. what's behind the rising prices, experts say it's a combination of higher oil prices, refinery closings and production cuts. so again, we're not sure exactly when we're going to see that relief. we're going to have to keep an eye on it. reporting live in emeryville cate cauguiran kpix 5. excessive absences by b.a.r.t. workers apparently costing the agency millions in overtime each year. the examiner found one in eight b.a.r.t. employees calls in sick each
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day on average. that costs b.a.r.t. nearly $14 million a year and right now they are looking to close a 6 billion-dollar funding gap through fare and parking fee heights. the plan to build hang gars has hit a snag. they claim it can create more revenue than the $3 million projected by the winning bidder. it is 6:09. today is president's day, a federal holiday and a day off for lucky people out there. >> yeah, most government offices are closed as are post offices, libraries, banks and most schools, and garbage collection service will go on as scheduled today. most transit systems will be on regular schedules, including caltrain, vta, sam trans and muni. the exceptions include b.a.r.t. which is on a saturday schedule
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and ac transit on a holiday schedule. immigration reform is back in the spotlight after a white house draft proposal was leaked over the weekend. it calls for a path to u.s. citizenship for illegal immigrants but wouldn't be granted permanent status until eight years after the bill is enacted. congressional republicans, after president obama let bipartisan congressional talks take the lead. the administration insists this is only a back up plan. >> we will be prepared with our own plan if the ongoing attacks between republicans and democrats break down. >> some republicans also criticized the draft plan for not addressing border security. venezuelan president hugo chavez returned to his home country. he had been in cuba for cancer surgery and medical treatment. they say chavez will continue his treatment at a military hospital in caracas.
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the 58-year-old president has not spoken publicly since he left for cuba. it's not clear what led mindy mccready to take her own life at age 37. she was found dead on the front personal knowledge of her house in arkansas. her death -- porch of her house in arkansas. her death comes a month after her boyfriend killed himself on the same porch. her career was sidelined by her personal problems. she had a number one hit in 1996 called guys do it all the time. sponsors are standing by blade runner oscar pistorius. according to to his agent, nike and oakley are sticking by the star who is put his career on hold. he's accused of killing his cover model girlfriend reeva steenkamp at his home in south africa on valentine's day. there's wordily found a bloody bat there. it's not clear if it was involved in the killing. time is 6:11.
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outside with a little guy. he didn't want to go without a fight. finally reunited. it was a happy ending for man and man's best friend. >> he wanted his owner. >> pull your wallet out and all that stuff. >> i know. the big python hunt in florida is over. >> hunters managed to run out 68 we are maize pythons. >> the winning snake was 14 long long. >> nearly 16 people took part. there was a $1500 prize. the top professional hunters took 18 of the invasive snakes out. it's over now. >> i hate snakes. >> i do, too, they give me the chills. >> this is certainly an only in florida kind of thing. outside right now, it's the holiday and we're doing pretty good on bay area roadways. i saw one stall and that was
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quickly cleared to the right hand shoulder. this is what it looks like if you have to work this morning, heading toward the bay bridge. fortunately you won't have a whole lot of company out there. no sign of metering lights. they may not have to turn them on at all. similar story, if you're crossing the san mateo bridge, 14 minutes, drive time out of hayward. the eastbound 92 traffic is moving fine coming off the high- rise as well. if you're heading toward the dublin interchange, probably one of the busier spots. again, we're not seeing the usual delay, we're seeing by this time of the morning. this is where we saw the stall reported. it was northbound 680 before the highway interchange. all lanes back open and 24 is cruising right along if you're heading into lafayette. westbound 580, a few speed sensors under 40 miles per hour. as you come through the pass,
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the drive time is 20 minutes toward the dublin interchange. that's a check of your time saver traffic. for more on your forecast, here's lawrence. looking good around the bay area. we have changes in the works. a spectacular weekend. now we're headed back to wintry type weather. an on shore push this morning. a few more clouds and fog settled into the bay and also some of valleys. and it will be partly cloudy and cooler into the afternoon and big changes as early as tomorrow as the storm clouds roll back in, there's a chanceover rain maybe even snowflakes down to 2000 feet. and high pressure holding on just long enough to bring to president's day and the cold front diving into the bay area. likely to bring rainfall to the bay area tomorrow. temperatures around the state if you're traveling today, should be okay. 61 degrees and dry in sacramento.
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54 degrees in yosemite, computer models showing clouds earlier on and the cold front davis in toward the bay area bringing with it a chance of rain drops as we look toward tomorrow morning. a completely different day tomorrow with that chance f of rainmaking a return. plan on upper 50s into the south bay. low to mid-50s out toward the coastline. 50s in the east bay, and central bay and north bay, 50s for a high. and a return to wintry weather. rain for tomorrow. not the biggest storm we've seen. and a half inch and maybe some of the wettest spots. and it looks like unsettled weather and the long range forecast as we start to look toward march, we see the pattern open up. a lot of viewers were asking for the rain. >> and they may get it. there was one actually, that rancher. >> not that anybody cares about it. >> thank you. 6:19, the weekend crowds the at the vatican were larger
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than usual as the pope made one of his last appearances before he steps down. the pope announced last week that hellery tire at the -- he'll retire at the end of the month. as many as a hundred thousand people jammed st. peter square yesterday. >> we knew sunday would be one of the few last times to see him as pope. >> the pope's only reference to his retirement was in spanish when he asked the crowd to pray for the next pope who will be selected a few weeks after pope benedict steps down. wikileaks founder is trying an unusual method of avoiding prosecution. he's running for office. he believes that if he wins, the u.s. would drop its espionage investigation against him. he is accused of sex crimes in sweden. he's currently in london england where he was granted asylum.
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a man charged with slapping a toddler on an airplane is out of a job this morning. >> he was let go, agc aerospace has announced that joe huntley is no longer employed. the idaho man is charged with slapping a 2-year-old toddler and calling him a racial slur during a recent delta flight. >> i could not believe that he would say something like that, and to a baby, or about a baby, and then to hit him was just, i felt like i was in another world. i was shaking. >> this former employer called the allegations "offensive and disturbing ." his lawyer says he will plead not guilty to the assault charges. it's koby versus lebron, the east takes on the west in the nba all star game. we have highlights and paving the way for the ladies on the racetrack, danica patrick making history on the
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their first all- star since latrell sprewe the golden state warriors have their first all star since l a atrel freewell in 1997. >> scored six points including a lay up on chris paul's 15 assists in the all star game. it was close with koby bryant block lebron james. the west held on for a big win. they do not play defense in the game. milos is arguably the king of tennis in san jose. the up and coming canadian won the opening yesterday and it's the last run for the tournament
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which dates back 125 years. the san jose and los angeles tournaments are being relocated on the atb tour. it's more of the accomplishment of the day, danica patrick won the pole position, and average speed of more than 196 miles per hour. jeff gordon number two. and the daytona 500 is considered nascar's premier event. it's set for next sunday and a the lot of people will be tuned in to watch to see if she has a chance. >> she has a chance. >> in front of the pack, with 30 or 40 cars behind her. 32 days and conning, what's behind the sudden -- and counting. what's behind the sudden rise in gas prices. and what police say they found inside oscar pistorius' home. and an officer nearly run
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he underup on the hood of his car. >> -- he are jumped up on the hood of his car. a south bay cop is nearly hit before a police chase ends in a deadly crash. a young woman is beaten beaten raped on the uc campus. mindy mccready has been found dead. a second chance for a bare area man who spent seven years in prison for a crime he didn't commit. >> one witness came forward who had been a witness at trial and
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told the truth. the white house is doing damage control after a version of the immigration reform bill became public. >> many republicans say they were shocked to see this leaked white house dropped. and people packed st. peter's square for one of pope benedict's final appearances. >> we knew sunday would be one of the few last times to see him as pope. >> from across the bay. >> because there's a lot of stupid people out of the bay. >> to around the world, the stories that matter on kpix 5 news this morning and i'm frank mallicoat. time is 6-- good morning, it's monday february 18th. i'm michelle griego. >> my everyone i'm frank mallicoat. it's 6:31, a deadly end to a police chase in san jose. >> a driver are tried to run down an officer make ago traffic stop. kpix 5 reporter elissa harrington is in san jose where the driver of the stolen car dried in a dramatic crash.
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>> reporter: good morning. that driver died along blossom hill road. the latest update is that lanes are back open to traffic because a vehicle has been towed from the scene. here's a look at it. an suv a that police say was stolen. it flipped several times ejecting the 20-year-old driver who died at the scene. this was a very high speed chase, up to 100 miles per hour. it started last night after 11:00 when a police officer was doing a routine traffic stop. he pulled over a different car when he says he to dodge the suv. >> i was talking to the driver of that vehicle, another vehicle came up behind him, he heard a loud noise. as it got closer, he shined his flashlight on it and noticed the driver of the vehicle was making eye contact and he knew the driver was driving towards him. he jumped up on the hood of the
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car. >> reporter: police chased the vehicle 6 miles through san jose. the driver turned his lights off, was speeding, slamming on the brakes and drove down the wrong side of the road. he exited highway 101 to blossom road and lost control and flipped. the driver died at the scene. there were two teenage girls in the car, ages 16 and 17. they were treated for injuries but are expected to be okay. they are trying to find out why the driver charged at the police officer in the first place. they have determined the suv was stolen and believe drugs and alcohol played a part. live in san jose, elissa harrington kpix 5. blossom he is hill road is open -- hill road is open to traffic. it was closed after that deadly police chase. police at uc santa cruz, they are warning students after a woman was beaten and raped on campus in broad daylight.
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officers say the 21-year-old woman was walking near the upper quarry amphitheater yesterday afternoon when she was attacked. she was able to call 911 and was taken to the hospital with multiple injuries. no word on her condition this morning. police say she was able to give them a good description of the suspect but those details have not yet been released. and take a good look at this sketch. san francisco police say this man attacked two women in the mission district. the most recent attack happened on february 2nd on bart let street between 22nd and 23rd 23rd. he punched the woman multiple times and ran away. a similar attack happened a month earlier at 23rd and church street. robbery and sexual assault do not appear to be motives. 6:34 now, this morning a memorial is growing outside treasure island apartment where a 10-year-old girl was killed in a fire. dozens of people came out last night. after midnight flames ripped
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through corlina godfrey's apartment on mariner drive. by the time firefighters got to the scene, they couldn't save the child who was trapped on the second floor. >> every parent here lover your child today, hug them today. let them know how important they are. speak life over them. speak something over them that gives them the signal of love and appreciation. >> the cause of the fire appears to be accidental. we expect to learn more details later this week. the coast guard is trying to determine who's to blame for a collision between a ferry and a motor boat on the bay this weekend. it happened saturday afternoon in raccoon strait between tiburon and angel island. golden gate ferry service is running again this morning. two people aboard the motor boat were hurt in the collision. it happened ten minutes after the ms san francisco left san solito heading to san francisco. some people are surprised
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doesn't happen often. the coast guard is investigating the accident. >> we have initial things coming in but we can't release anything official until the entire investigation is completely unfortunately. >> we're watching the surf coming in and the rowers are going right in front thinking what are they thinking. how fast can the ferries stop. >> members of the ferry crews are on administrative leave while the investigation continues. part includes drunk tests for the crew. more than a month of rising gas prices in the bay area. the price at the pump is likely to go up even further. cate cauguiran is at a shell station over in emeryville and the song remains the same, you know, it keeps going up. yes, that's exactly right. triple a did say prices have gone up straight for the past 32 days and we're not likely to see them go down anytime soon at the shell station in emeryville. a gallon of regular will cost about 4.15. how does that measure up to the rest of the country. right now the average price
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nationally is about 3.67. californians on average are a paying a higher price at 4.16. but in the bay area, we're just under the state average at 4.06. the rise in prices comes at a tough time for americans, paychecks are already smaller, not to mention we're well into the winter months, paying higher heating bills in addition to everything else. the hike in prices is attributed to refinery closings, production cuts ask higher oil prices. as we mentioned experts say prices are expected to rise, especially as we switch over to the more expensive summer blend of gas. reporting live in emeryville, cate cauguiran kpix 5. we have to find out about the summer blend thing. the winter blend is fine. >> it always gets more expensive around the summer. kind of felt like summer time this weekend, a little bit. it did. it felt like baseball weather to me. a good day to get out and enjoy the sunshine. things are changing.
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we are seeing clouds roll back into the skies and it looks like big time changes coming our way, maybe rain and snow. not for this president's day. it will stay dry. we're seeing more clouds outside, earlier on this morning. the trough digging out along the west coast. that is going to usher in major changes and rain as we head towards tomorrow. outside those clouds sitting out over the bay, we have clouds and dense fog showing up in the north bay valley, especially in the santa rosa valley. 46 degrees in concord. 48 in san francisco. and 40 degrees in santa rosa. as we head toward the afternoon, 60s in the south bay. and 50-degree temperatures by the afternoon. in the bay, we're going to see 50s outside. much cooler weather on the way, and rain, too. check out the roads with e elizabeth. the bay bridge is holiday lights this morning. no metering lights. no delay the at all all across the upper deck and approaching the pay gates. similar story across the san
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mateo bridge. westbound 92 is across the screen. 14 minutes toward hayward to get to the other side. coming off the high-rise, moving fine all the way out toward the east bay. mass transiting b.a.r.t. has 24 trains. that's all they the got right thousand, running all on timen time -- running on time, on a typical saturday day schedule. ace train regular service for ace train one and three. so far reporting no delays. we have our live reporter, elissa harrington on scene, this overnight fatal accident, blossom hill road has reopened. it was approaching highway 101. police conducting an investigation overnight. guadalupe parkway and 280 moving at top speed. troubled country singer mindy mccready is dead in an i apparent suicide. she was found with a gunshot wound to the head on the front porch of her home in arkansas
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yesterday. her death comes one month after mccready's boyfriend apparently killed himself on that same porch. she was top of the music charts in the late 90s at the age of 18 but her career had been sidelined by a number of personal problems including drug use suicide attempts. she was just 37 years old. track star oscar pistorius has put running on hold ass investigation into his girlfriend's murder continues. an attorney for the double amputee says his client is focused solely on his defense. pistorius is charged with murder in the death of 30-year- old reeva steenkamp and police say they recovered a gun from the house where she was killed and found a bloody bat but do not know if it was connected with the murder. meanwhile, the runner's agent says his sponsors continue to support him. time is 6:40, the first meteorites are found following last week's strike. everybody's energetic to come out here and play. >> and can the a's and giants
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. well, they're finding rocks from space and russia, the meteorite fragments appeared friday morning when the huge meteor was seen over the area and it exploded over russia. the blast shattered thousands of windows and caused hundreds of injuries and they're replaced more than half of the broken glass. 40 people are still in the hospital and they found the fragments around the hole in the lake there. they're still doing testing. >> looks like the weather is beautiful there, too. >> absolutely. >> those could be worth more than their weight in goal and because they caused damage and injury, they're probably worth more, more valuable.
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>> how big, are they going to find huge chunks. >> that ice looks like it's broken up pretty big. we are looking at very nice weather coming our way, although it's going to be cooler, but it's going to stay dry outside. we have big changes in the not too distant future. you can see the trough beginning to dig items out of the west coast. cooler temperatures but big changes on the way as early as tomorrow. we're expecting a chanceover rain to finally make a return. high pressure sitting overhead for today and that will keep this at bay for the remainder of the day. overnight tonight and into tomorrow, showers likely to roll in. we could see delays if we're heading across the country. expecting showers and thunderstorms into houston. cold but partly cloudy into new york. computer models showing some of the shower activity likely to roll into the bay area early tomorrow morning. things could be a little unsettled and this is going to be a cold storm system. highs for today will only be in
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the 50s, much cooler than over the weekend. and tomorrow looks like a chance of rain where the highs are struggling to get into the 50s, a dry day on wednesday and more showers thursday and friday. let's check on traffic with elizabeth. and out towards the east bay, 880 if you're traveling in oakland, so far looks great all the way up and down from downtown continuing out toward hay ward. this is a look live at traffic conditions by the oakland coliseum, oakland airport, no delay getting there. and 580 so far moving, cruising right along. of course it is president's day holiday, so that is helping matters quite a bit. 20 minutes is the drive time from 205 to the dublin interchange, and these are your drive times all in the clear, including on the east shore
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freeway. 18 minutes from the bridge to the maze. that's a check of time saver traffic. back to you guys. 6:46 now, american stock markets are closed for the president's day holiday today. the dow is coming off its second straight week of losses, although it did gain 8 points on friday. the nasdaq dropped 6. most of the time we're talking about budget cuts to california colleges. >> governor brown wants to give major money to uc's and cal states schools. and melissa griffin is here this morning. good morning, by the way. >> good morning, happy president's day. >> this could lead to a big fight in sacramento. >> the governor's proposal is going to give a lot of money trashings c's and universities and going to take -- a lot of money to uc's and universities and take power from the state legislatures and. he's basically said, give me the money and don't ask too many questions. >> no strings, whatsoever.
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>> no specifics. he says, we'd like to have better are graduation rates and enrollment rates, but you know, we don't have think strings and here you go, have fun at the mall. >> surely someone in sacramento caught onto this. >> absolutely. mac taylor issued a special report directed at the governor's proposal to to higher educational spending and in that is a section called oh, my god, this is a terrible idea. it's called the governor's overall approach is is unlikely to improve the system and in that section which is about as close tasarsing as we get in -- cursing as get in sacramento, he says by providing them were large unallocated increases, connected to undefined performance expectations, the governor seeds substantial state responsibilities to the segments and takes key higher education decisions out of the legislatures control. >> with no specials, the
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legislature can't control money. >> exactly. basically the governor is saying give me money and shut up. that's not going to go very well. in fact when one state senator tried to get specifics about when we can expect a full set of performance standards from the governor's office, nick schweitzer from the department of finance had this to say. >> the next couple of weeks we'll have more specifics, some more specific ideas to share with everyone. >> can you be more specific about the specifics, when we can expect them? >> well, we're hopefully in the next couple of weeks, we need to, you know, work with the, you know, we need to come up with the proposals and then certainly we need to consult with the governor to make sure he is, it reflects his thinking on it and then we'll be, you know, full speed ahead, ready to work this out.
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>> wow. was he prepared. >> tap dancing, you can see the moving down below. >> let me translate. >> we have no idea when we're going to know. we certainly don't know know. please give us money and don't ask too many questions. >> governor brown, why the decision. >> his campaign for prop 30 he got almost unfettered access to our state universities and colleges. he feels a sense of indebtness, although education has been a priority of his. there's a need to repay the generosity of the schools after their support for prop 30. >> we can agree it's a good cause but a lot of money. >> you hope it will go to something that will help the students and not just giving raises to administrators. and timer for a look at what's coming up later on cbs this morning. >> it's a monday that means charlie rose is in the big
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chair: good morning. >> good morning, frank and michelle, a meteor explodes over russia and another fire ball over the bay area and we're learning that the meteor shower in south florida. we'll look at what's behind the increased sightings and a new effort to track the rocks headed toward earth. and how you can maximize your retirement savings. the news is back in the morning and we'll have it for you at 7. >> cbs this morning of course starts at 7. have a great show. it's the middle of winter, but the boys of summer are getting ready to play ball. >> they are hard at work in arizona and let's check in with dennis o'donnell kpix 5 sports director, down in the desert. >> reporter: good morning everybody from phoenix arizona. the a's and i didn'ts are underway, time -- giants are underway, play ball. >> everybody's energetic to come out here ask play. >> reporter: oakland's magic
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carpet ride flew to unexpected destinations last year. the magic is still here. it's us mistakeable. can you catch lightening in a bottle twice. >> i pride myself, and the team was the same way last year in being the underdog and overcoming. we did it all season. >> gone are johnny gomes brandon inch and back is bartolo bartolo colon: starting shortstop, hiroyuki nakajima, chad lowry, and outfielder chris young. a trio of key additions adding experience and pop to the a's line up. >> you never know going into the season, no matter what the payroll may be, all about the character you have in the clubhouse and you have to be really good, you have to get a little lucky and if you walk offs later, next thing you know you're right there in it. >> reporter: two world series titles in three years, an entire pitching staff returning, the reigning mvp
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buster posey and the manager of the year. sounds like the makings of a repeat, doesn't it, not since the yankees of 1999 and 2000 has a baseball team won back-to- back world series. >> a lot of people think we got lucky and we're going to prove we won it because we have talent. >> reporter: following their 2010 world series win, the giants didn't even make it back to the playoffs in 2011. of course there was one big reason why. how does it feel right now compared to last season. >> there's a difference. i don't feel like i have any limitations at this point. and last year there were definitely some, so it feels good. >> reporter: the giants are going for their second world championship, the a's trying to take it one step further. in phoenix arizona, i'm dennis o'donnell. let's go back to you guys in san francisco. can't wait to e see what the teams are going to do this season. >> we're going to find out saturday. time is 6:53.
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[ telephone rings ] good evening this is flo. [laughs] yes, i'm that flo. aren't you sweet! licensed phone-ups available 24/7. call 1-800-progressive. when the suspect almost ran down a police officer. a suspected car thief is dead after a crash in san jose. >> it began when the suspect almost ran down the police officer. the office was on a traffic stop when the stolen suv headed for him. he jumped on the hood of his own car to avoid being hit. the suspect was ejected when he crashed on blossom hill road. two girls and teens who were inside the car are in custody. a vigil in treasure island last night to remember a 10- year-old girl who died in a fire. just after midnight on saturday morning, flames ripped through
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corlina godfrey's apartment on mar -- mariner drive. firefighters could not save the girl on the second floor. gas prices have been on the ride for 32 straight days and likely to go on up. a live look at a shell station, you can see the prices there. they are tough to stomach. the average price nationally 3.67. in california 4.16. and .16 in the area. the price hikes are cuts in production and oil prices and will go up more as refineries switch to the summer blend of gas. >> i went and filled up my gas tank last night, it was 4:03. >> i filled up on friday and it was 10-cents more expensive on sunday. folking around the bay area, we have -- folks around
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the bay area, we have changes in the works, clouds flowing into the bay. that will bring cooler temperatures outside. numbers, 46 degrees in concord, thick fog in santa rosa. and 48 in san francisco. by the afternoon, highs are only going to be in the 50s today, so it will be a lot cooler all around the bay area, partly cloudy and then by tomorrow, a chance of rain in the bay area even maybe some snow down to about 2000 feet across our mountains tuesday night into wednesday. outside right now, it is holiday light on the roads all across the bay area. no metering lights at all over on the bay bridge toll plaza. it's an easy ride into san francisco. no big hot spots out there. here's a live look at the san mateo bridge. 14 minutes in both directions. riding mass transiting a lot is on a holiday or weekend schedule. just a heads up. a lot of people sleeping in today. >> i don't know. what are we doing here,. >> we're working. >> we're working, that's right, bringing you the news.
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thanks for catching kpix 5 news this morning, your next local update is at 7:25. and cbs this morning is coming up with charlie rose and company and in the meantime, if you have the holiday, enjoy the day off. all right. we're done. >> have a good one. >> take care, everybody. good morning. to our viewers in the west. it is monday february 18th, 2013. welcome to "cbs this morning." a new firestorm over immigration after a copy of president obama's plan is leaked. tens of thousands flood the vatican to say good-bye to pope benedict. we've learned new details about his life as a retiree. more meteor sightings over the weekend, and we'll show you
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why your 401(k) may not be the safety net you were counting on. we begin this morning with a look at today's eye opener your world in 90 seconds. the president weighed out just last week that we will be prepared with our own plan with these ongoing talks between republicans and democrats on capitol hill break down >> the white house scrambles to keep immigration reform on track. >> the immigration proposal from the white house is drawing sharp criticism. >> republican critics say it undermines a bipartisan group of senators drafting their own plan. >> if the president proposes legislation, do you think it will fail? >> of course. country star mindy mccready is dead at 37. reports she committed suicide from a gunshot wound to her head. >> she fought many personal demons and even appeared on "celebrity rehab." >> she's a lovely woman. we have lost her, and it didn't have to go down like this. freezing weather from maine all the way down to florida. >> we've had enough of snow. oscar pistorius returns t

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